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Muslim Youth and the 9/11 Generation (Paperback)

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A new cohort of Muslim youth has arisen since the attacks of 9/11, facilitated by the proliferation of recent communication technologies and the Internet. By focusing on these young people as a heterogeneous global cohort, the contributors to this volume--who draw from a variety of disciplines--show how the study of Muslim youth at this particular historical juncture is relevant to thinking about the anthropology of youth, the anthropology of Islamic and Muslim societies, and the post-9/11 world more generally. These scholars focus on young Muslims in a variety of settings in Asia, Africa, Europe, the Middle East, and North America and explore the distinct pastimes and performances, processes of civic engagement and political action, entrepreneurial and consumption practices, forms of self-fashioning, and aspirations and struggles in which they engage as they seek to understand their place and make their way in a transformed world.

Number of Pages: 295
Genre: Social Science
Sub-Genre: Islamic Studies, Anthropology / Cultural
Series Title: School for Advanced Research Advanced Seminar
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Univ of New Mexico Pr
Language: English
Street Date: June 15, 2016
TCIN: 51156063
UPC: 9780826356987
Item Number (DPCI): 248-16-8336
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